Losing Chess (Suicide Chess)

Losing Chess (aka Suicide Chess) has been a popular chess variant on most chess servers that have offered it ever since the early days of the ICS.  It's a simple variant, where the goal is to lose the chess game, but with several conditions attached to the rules.  There are two major variants played online, Losers Chess (aka w17) played on ICC, which actually created the variant because they were unable to implement the free ICSes' suicide chess rules.  The goal in both games is to lose all of your pieces, although in Losers Chess, you can also win by getting checkmated.  Checks do not exist in suicide chess.  This is also one of the oldest chess variants in existence.

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